The transgender experience is not often told on film, least of all with this level of nuance and care.
Il colibrì (The Hummingbird) (2022)
A comprehensive, often exhausting, look at one man’s life through connection and heartbreak, tragedy and resilience.
Ti mangio il cuore (Burning Hearts) (2022)
A unique re-imagining of forbidden love within the world of organized crime.
Man and nature are always at war in this neorealist tale of Sardinian wheat farmers.
Astolfo (Never Too Late For Love) (2022)
A pleasant romance between two adults who realize that, even later in life, they deserve to find connection and happiness.
Stromboli, terra di dio (1950)
Stromboli, terra di dio is the moody, deliberate character study of a desperate yet stubborn woman, played to perfection by Ingrid… Read more Stromboli, terra di dio (1950)
I vitelloni (1953)
The impressive third film by Federico Fellini, I vitelloni, is one of his most accessible because it has less typical Fellini-esque… Read more I vitelloni (1953)
Two Women (1960)
Like Bicycle Thieves over a decade earlier, Vittorio de Sica’s powerful and, at times, heart-wrenching drama Two Women explores the relationship between… Read more Two Women (1960)
Mafioso is a prime example of the commedia all’italiana as a complex film blurring the lines between comedy and drama. For the… Read more Mafioso (1962)